The Supreme Court rejected the resignation of the CAPJ director

The Supreme Court rejected the resignation of the CAPJ director


It all started after he failed to buy 22 Lexus brand cars for ministers and the deputy prosecutor of the Supreme Court.

In an extraordinary session, the Supreme Court decided to reject the resignation of the director of the Administrative Agency of the Judicial Branch, Ricardo Guzmanin the middle of the scandal over the so-called The Lexus case.

The Secretary of the Supreme Court, Jorge Sáez, said that “the full court of the Supreme Court requested, today, Wednesday, February 21, the Supreme Council of the Administrative Organization of the Court.I am preparing a summary of the renewal process of the car fleet of the highest court ministers“.

“Furthermore, it decided, with the majority of its members, suspend the decision to voluntarily resign presented by the director of the Judicial Administration Agency, Ricardo Guzmán,” he reported.

It all started after failed to buy 22 Lexus brand cars for ministers and the deputy prosecutor of the Supreme Court.

Guzmán submitted his “voluntary and unavoidable” resignation from the post on February 19, who entered the Department of Justice as internal controller in December 2012 and held the position of alternate director of the CAPJ on December 16, 2014 and then. confirmed by the full court on October 20, 2015.

It is the same Supreme Court that invalidated the purchase of luxury cars after the criticism raised by the period.

The purchase was made within the framework of the renewal of the orders of the ministers of justice and the deputy prosecutor eight years after the last time of the purchase. However, The value of these luxury cars, which is around 56 million pesos, has caused criticism among lawmakers and representatives of the Executive branch itself..